Hard-working volunteers in Kingston have found a way to both minimise plastic use and keep unwanted fabric out of landfill.

Since its inception two years ago, Kingston SE Small Steps has made more than 14,000 reusable shopping bags and 8000 produce bags in an effort to reduce reliance on plastic…


A group of passionate surfers and volunteers at Daly Head have worked hard for decades to preserve their beautiful beaches for locals and visitors to enjoy.

Since the late nineties the community at Daly Head, located a short drive from Corny Point on the Yorke Peninsula, had the foresight to…


Innovative Gold Coast businesses are strengthening the city’s position as a key player in the rapidly growing organics recycling and soil fertility industry.

Seed the Ground is a not-for-profit organisation that collects and composts two tonnes of spent coffee grinds from local cafes. Photo: @amydeboer_photography on Instagram

Joining the Gold…


Young Mid North students with a “fire in their belly” desire to pursue their dream career are being given a boost thanks to a rural fund set up by a group of passionate locals keen to see them succeed.

From drama to jackarooing, physiotherapy to mechanics, as long as they…


Local community groups have worked with ForestrySA to make Fox Creek Bike Park better than ever.

Nearly two years after fire destroyed more than 60 per cent of the Cudlee Creek Forest, Fox Creek Bike Park has reopened more trails each month since April thanks to cooperation between ForestrySA, local…


More than 3200 public votes were cast to choose five finalist towns from 59 nominations across South Australia for the 2021 Agricultural Town of the Year award.

The five towns in the running to win the award are Kapunda near the Barossa, Mypolonga in the Murray Mallee region, Kimba on…


Online retail giant Amazon has opened a new delivery station on the Gold Coast rolling out the innovative Amazon Flex system to support the increasing escalation in online shopping.

The new Amazon Flex station aims to speed up delivery times using individual contractors who deliver parcels using their own cars…


Arriving on Kangaroo Island at the end of 2005, Tim and Tamsin Wendt only planned to have a two-year country stint — now they are bringing visitors and local producers together to showcase the best the island has to offer.

Tim and Tamsin brought their daughter to Kangaroo Island to…


A Zambian refugee camp seems an unlikely environment to foster an art career, but for one Mount Gambier man, that is where it all began.

Originally from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Sadiki Kamundele is a skilled sculptor and painter, who works in a variety of mediums.

Inspired by traditional…


A group of wine industry environmentalists are turning feral olive trees removed from Fleurieu Peninsula national parks into a biochar product to boost the health of McLaren Vale vineyards.

The carbon recycling project is driven by local initiative Biodiversity McLaren Vale to clear problematic olive trees from Onkaparinga National Park…

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